Mystery!1980 | TV Show

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Whodunits, courtroom dramas and suspense tales make up this often brilliant anthology. It features adaptations of tales by myriad classic mystery writers, from Arthur Conan Doyle and Agatha Christie to Dick Francis and John Mortimer, with such notable figu (more…)

Premiered: February 5, 1980

Rating: TV-PG

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Season 5, Episode 15 The Praying Mantis

First Aired: January 24, 1985

Beatrice (Cherie Lunghi) goes to extreme lengths to prove that she's incurably ill as "Praying Mantis" draws to a close. Vera: Carmen du Sautoy. Christian: Jonathan Pryce. Rudi: Ralph Schicha.

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Season 5, Episode 14

January 17, 1985

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Agatha Christie: Jane, in Search of a Job

Season 5, Episode 16

January 31, 1985

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